Database administrator earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Database administrator salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Alaska $79,240
Alabama $78,114
Arkansas $72,980
Arizona $80,393
California $101,240
Colorado $92,260
Connecticut $100,180
District of Columbia $92,100
Delaware $88,750
Florida $85,470
Georgia $92,020
Hawaii $76,334
Iowa $90,540
Idaho $68,962
Illinois $80,835
Indiana $74,340
Kansas $82,430
Kentucky $78,310
Louisiana $80,020
Massachusetts $97,880
Maryland $80,310
Maine $73,120
Michigan $82,710
Minnesota $90,100
Missouri $84,610
Mississippi $67,760
Montana $62,850
North Carolina $93,280
North Dakota $66,890
Nebraska $83,690
New Hampshire $96,400
New Jersey $110,150
New Mexico $76,370
Nevada $87,180
New York $94,460
Ohio $89,980
Oklahoma $66,270
Oregon $93,310
Pennsylvania $70,483
Puerto Rico $45,310
Rhode Island $92,410
South Carolina $78,270
South Dakota $75,880
Tennessee $78,650
Texas $93,200
Utah $95,600
Virginia $96,090
Vermont $72,990
Washington $109,030
Wisconsin $84,380
West Virginia $66,290
Wyoming $55,330

How do database administrator salaries compare to similar careers?

Database administrators earn 6% less than similar careers in Montana. On average, they make less than software engineers but more than IT managers.

Career Median Salary
Software engineer salary $81K
Photonics engineer salary $82K
Informatics nurse specialist salary $72K
Computer systems analyst salary $72K
Distance learning coordinator salary $75K
Database administrator salary $63K
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Video game creative director salary $67K
Video game producer salary $67K
IT manager salary $67K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)